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Fire causes extensive damage to Mt. Airy home

Cincinnati Fire crews battled a fire in Mt. Airy Sunday afternoon.
Cincinnati Fire crews battled a fire in Mt. Airy Sunday afternoon.(WXIX)
Updated: Jan. 19, 2020 at 8:17 PM EST
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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A fire caused extensive damage to a Mt. Airy home Sunday night, and one person had to be rescued from a second-floor window, according to the Cincinnati Fire Department.

Fire companies were dispatched to the fire in the 400 block of Whitewood Lane at 3:29 p.m.

A person on the second floor of the home was rescued by a neighbor before firefighters arrived.

The person rescued suffered lacerations from breaking out a window, the department says.

Cincinnati Fire crews battled a fire in Mt. Airy Sunday afternoon.
Cincinnati Fire crews battled a fire in Mt. Airy Sunday afternoon.(WXIX)

Firefighters reportedly brought the fire under control within 15 minutes of arriving.

Extensive damage was estimated at $75,000, the department says, with fire damage on the first floor and smoke damage throughout the rest of the home.

Two people were displaced.

The fire is under investigation by the CFD Fire Investigations Unit.

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